The district wants to make sure it performed background checks on other employees, Superintendent Wendy Johnson said Friday.
The Dietrich district filed its motion in court Tuesday, the same day news of an internal investigation went public.
The U.S. Department of Education award honors schools for high student achievement and for narrowing achievement gaps. An Idaho school hasn’t won the award since 2014.
The 10-year plan would address much of the district’s facilities issues — but its overall needs have been pegged at $326.4 million.
The Dietrich School District report, heavily redacted, was filed as part of a $10 million civil lawsuit, the Twin Falls Times-News reported.
The Idaho Republicans joined 50 House colleagues in a push to save the Secure Rural Schools program, worth some $6.7 million to Idaho districts.
The mural project started out as a homecoming fundraiser. Much of the controversy centered on a mural highlighting the Black Lives Matter movement.
The State Board could reconsider some key issues discussed Monday: bad teacher evaluation data reports, and Idaho’s dual-credit program.
A bipartisan group of senators hopes to rescue the Secure Rural Schools program, which was worth $6.6 million to Idaho schools in 2015.
A Palo Alto, Calif.-based nonprofit gave Idaho schools below-average marks for salaries and teacher retention — but above average grades for working conditions.